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Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Miley Cyrus is Selling Condoms as Merch

Miley Cyrus is selling condoms as merchandise for her new She Is Coming EP.

June 2, 2019
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Elton John rejects the removal of Rocketman sex scene for Russia

Elton John has hit out against Russian distributors for removing gay sex and drug trafficking scenes from his new biopic Rocketman.

June 2, 2019
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Did Elton John Really Play Crocodile Rock at his First Troubadour Gig or is Rocketman Bullshit?

On August 25, 1970, Elton John performed his very first American show at the Troubadour in West Hollywood. In the new Rocketman movie, the first song he performs is ‘Crocodile Rock’. Did he really?

June 1, 2019
Billie Eilish
Australian Charts: Billie Eilish Album Returns to No 1

Billie Eilish has taken advantage of a quieter release week and has regained the No.1 spot in Australia with her album "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?" for a third run at the top and a fourth overall week at the summit of the ARIA Albums Chart.

June 1, 2019
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Australian Charts: Old Town Road by Lil Nas X is no 1 for sixth week

The song "Old Town Road (I Got Horses in the Back)" for rapper Lil' Nas X and country artist Billy Ray Cyrus holds for a sixth week at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart this week.

June 1, 2019
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Austin Legend Roky Erickson has died at age 71

Roky Erickson, one-time lead singer of psychedelic band 13th Floor Elevators, has died in Austin, Texas at the age of 71.

June 1, 2019
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Apple Pensions Off iTunes

After 18 years of faithful service iTunes is set to retire.

June 1, 2019
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Psychedelic Porn Crumpets have a New Album and a Stack of Dates

Perth’s Psychedelic Porn Crumpets have released their third album ‘And Now For the Whatchamacallit’ ahead of their world tour dates.

May 31, 2019
Iron Maiden performed at Rod Laver Arena on Monday 9 May 2016. Iron Maiden are touring Australia as part of the Book Of Souls World Tour.
Iron Maiden Sue Ion Maiden Video Game for $2 million

The band Iron Maiden have launched legal action against the creators of computer game Ion Maiden for trademark infringement.

May 31, 2019
Jeannie C Riley The Music City Sessions
Unreleased Jeannie C Riley Rarities Surface as ‘The Music City Sessions’

An album of previously unreleased Jeannie C Riley songs recorded by Elvis Presley’s guitar player Scotty Moore has been released with a Sam Phillips connection.

May 31, 2019
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Art vs Science debut ‘Zeus’

Sydney’s Art vs Science have unveiled the first taste of their most recent sessions. ‘Zeus’ comes with a music video by Alex Roberts.

May 31, 2019
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Live To Release Live Woodstock ’94 Album

The band Live will release their 1994 live Woodstock set for the first time as part of the 25th anniversary reissue of ‘Throwing Copper’.

May 31, 2019
CJ Ramone
CJ Ramone of The Ramones 89-96 Sets Australian Dates for David Roy Williams

CJ Ramone will head to Australia in September for David Roy Williams and you will be treated to a swag of Ramones classics.

May 31, 2019
Noel Gallagher: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Check Out New Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds ‘Rattling Rose’

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds released two new songs today coinciding with news of their support for U2 in Australia, New Zealand and Asia.

May 31, 2019
Bono, U2 perform at Etihad Stadium. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Live Nation To Introduce New Ticketing Technology For U2 Australian Tour

U2’s upcoming Australia and New Zealand tour will introduce the roll-out of new ticketing technology.

May 31, 2019
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Harts Plays Hendrix may very well be one of the next big theatre shows

When Melbourne guitarist and Prince protégé Darren Hart (aka Harts) turned his hand to the music of Jimi Hendrix he quickly gathered support from The Hendrix Estate.

May 31, 2019
Dennis Quaid and Jamie James photo by Joe Gromelski for Stars and Stripes
Dennis Quaid Performs Song for his Mother at Memorial Day Parade

Actor Dennis Quaid has performed his song ‘On My Way To Heaven’ during the National Memorial Day Parade in Washington this week.

May 31, 2019
Leon Redbone
Modern Day Ragtime Singer Leon Redbone Dies At Age 69

Ragtime singer-songwriter Leon Redbone has died at the age of 69.

May 31, 2019
Bono, U2 perform at Etihad Stadium. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
U2 The Joshua Tree Australasian Tour Dates Announced

The U2 Australia, New Zealand and Asia tour dates to play The Joshua Tree live its 30th anniversary have been officially announced.

May 31, 2019
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R. Kelly Faces 11 More Charges

Prosecutors in Illinois have filed 11 new sex charges against embattled R&B star R. Kelly.

May 31, 2019
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Rod Stewart Wants to Focus On Jazz

Sir Rod Stewart is planning to retire from rock music in order to focus on performing jazz standards and show tunes.

May 31, 2019
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Cher Apologises for Tasteless Trump Comment

Cher has apologised to fans for making light of prison rape in her latest rant against U.S. leader Donald Trump.

May 31, 2019
Culture Club Encore Tour at Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Sunday 11 December 2016. Culture Club headlined the show after support bands Wa Wa Nee, Pseudo Echo, Eurogliders and Real Life performed their sets. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Even Boy George is getting a Biopic

A big screen biopic about the life of Boy George is in development.

May 31, 2019
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Rita Ora to Perform for Prince Harry

Rita Ora will join Prince Harry on stage at a gig to raise funds for his African AIDS charity.

May 31, 2019
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New Music Releases for 31 May 2019

Major new titles coming this week from: Jimmy Barnes, Susan Boyle, Thomas Rhett, Duff McKagan, Tory Lanez, Denzel Curry, Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band and Heathers: The Musical.

May 31, 2019
Bruce Springsteen releases ‘Tucson Train’, the third new song from ‘Western Stars’

Bruce Springsteen has created a music video for the third release from his upcoming 'Western Stars' album.

May 30, 2019
Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Case of Miley Cyrus and the Purity Ring

Miley Cyrus grilled her ex-boyfriend Nick Jonas over the infamous purity ring he wore as a teen.

May 30, 2019
Patrick Donovan, CEO of Music Victoria photo by Ros O'Gorman
Music Victoria Announces Expansion Following Victorian State Budget

The music industry in Victoria will continue to thrive over the next four years with thanks to strategic funding from the Andrews Labor Government.

May 30, 2019
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Moby Cancels Book Tour after Outing Himself as an Arsehole

Moby has cancelled his upcoming book tour after making a complete arsehole of himself by writing sleazy unconfirmed and unauthorized comments about Natalie Portman in his new book.

May 30, 2019
Gloria Gaynor
Gloria Gaynor to cover Bob Dylan’s Man of Peace on Testimony album

One-time disco queen Gloria Gaynor has recorded a cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘Man of Peace’ for her upcoming Gospel album ‘Testimony’.

May 30, 2019